There is nothing God-honouring at any time about being an unnecessary victim, especially in a spiritual war. We must put on the whole armour of God, so that we might withstand the attacks of the evil one.
Paul tells us how to walk (i.e. live) in response to the gospel: Walk in love, walk as light, and walk carefully.
We live in a world riven by divisions. Unity is a challenge for the Church.
The theme of Ephesians is the Church. Paul is saying in this book that the Church of Jesus Christ is at the center of the eternal purposes of God.
Sin has ruined us. But God is great, and He has made us alive through Christ.
We lack even a rudimentary understanding of the headship of Christ and the hope of the gospel if we fail to grasp the glorious calling and the position of God's church in Jesus Christ.